Stir - fried seafood with fresh herbs ( ahahn talay - thai cuisine ) )

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
100 g fish fillets

1 small crab, cooked

100 g calamari pieces

100 g green prawns

100 g scallops

4 tablespoon fresh basil / mint / oregano leaves

2 tablespoon oyster sauce

2 tablespoon fish sauce

1 onion, sliced

2 shallots, cut into 2 cm slices

1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

1 capsicum , cut into strips

2 large green chillies, chopped

2 flakes, garlic, chopped

Additional fresh herbs of your choice for garnishing

3 tablespoon oil


  • Wash and prepare seafood. Cut fish fillets into smaller pieces.
  • Scrub and clean the mussels. Take legs off crab and crack shells, so that the meat easy to remove at the table.
  • Remove the outer shell, clean out the crab body, and break the meat into edible pieces. Keep the seafood aside.
  • Grind garlic, green chillies and coriander to a rough paste and keep aside. Heat oil in a wok and fry garlic, green chillies and coriander paste on medium heat, until the flavors are released.
  • Add seafood and stir - fry gently so the soft fish pieces don't break up. Add oyster sauce and fish sauce. Add more fish sauce and water if required to balance the spicy flavors.
  • Cover with a lid and simmer for a few minutes if the seafood needs more cooking. Add capsicum , onion, shallots and fresh herbs, stir - fry for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • Arrange on large shallow serving platter or bowl. Garnish with additional herbs of your choice. Serve with steaming rice.

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